For more than two decades, Nas has been one of the most consistently successful hip-hop artists, and these five discs demonstrate why. Here are a pair of number one albums, It Was Written ... (Read More)
Otis Redding, vocals. Booker T. Jones, keyboard. Steve Cropper, guitar. Sammy Coleman, trumpet, & others.
Label: Atco Records. Format: CD.
UPC: 081227981952. Daedalus Item Code: 79664
(Winner of 2 Grammys/Best R&B Song and Best Male R&B Vocal Performance) Released three months after Otis Redding's untimely 1967 death, this disc cemented his fame and greatness for all time, ... (Read More)
The Goodies, the Jelly Beans, Bessie Banks, Evie Sands, the Butterflys, the Bouquets & others.
Label: Real Gone Music. Format: CD.
UPC: 848064004271. Daedalus Item Code: 69151
Founded in 1964 by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, the Red Bird label was to girl groups of the 1960s as Elektra was to folksingers. Highlights of the 20 tracks include the Dixie Cups' "No True Love," ... (Read More)
Formed in 1970 by two gospel-singing preachers (and brothers) from Dallas, the Relatives bridge the gap between traditional gospel, soul, and psychedelia with gritty, riveting songs that confront ... (Read More)
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Etta Jones, Little Richard, Big Joe Turner, Lee Dorsey, the O'Jays, Brook Benton, Johnny Griffith & others.
Label: BMG. Format: 3 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 755174861529. Daedalus Item Code: 67246
From the Delta sound of Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup ("Rock Me Mamma") to the suave blues of T-Bone Walker ("Every Day I've Got the Blues"), and from Brook Benton's orchestral balladry ("Mother Nature, ... (Read More)
Sheryl Crow, vocals. Chris Bruce, guitar. Jeff Babko, organ. Tommy Sims, bass. Printz Board, trumpet, & others.
Label: A&M Records. Format: CD.
UPC: 602527433943. Daedalus Item Code: 79194
Venturing far afield from her country-rock milieu, Sheryl Crow shows her affinity for soul and R&B on this 2010 disc. The nine-time Grammy winner's ballads "Stop" and "Roses and Moonlight" ... (Read More)
A polished band from the very beginning, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes are heard here on digitally remastered editions of their first three studio albums, I Don't Want to Go Home, ... (Read More)
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Stevie Wonder, piano & vocals. Michael Sembello, guitar. Reggie McBride, bass. Bobbye Hall, congas, & others.
Label: Motown. Format: CD.
UPC: 601215735628. Daedalus Item Code: 79238
(Grammy Winner for Album of the Year, Best Male Pop Vocal, and R&B Vocal Performance) Personal yet political, this 1974 disc from the gifted artist's "classic period" is pure pleasure. Stevie ... (Read More)
(Grammy Nominee for Best R&B Song/"Signed, Sealed, Delivered") Just coming into his own, the 20-year-old Stevie Wonder shows what he can do on this energetic and uplifting 1970 disc. Here are ... (Read More)
Tracy Chapman, guitar & vocals. Larry Klein, bass. Jack Holder, guitar & organ. Denny Fongheiser, drums. Paulinho da Costa, percussion, & others.
Label: Elektra. Format: CD.
UPC: 075596077422. Daedalus Item Code: 79656
(Winner of 3 Grammys: Best New Artist, Contemporary Folk Album, and Female Pop Vocal Performance/"Fast Car") While in college, Tracy Chapman was a busker in Harvard Square; a few years later, ... (Read More)
William Bell, vocals. John Leventhal, guitar. Dave Eggar, cello. Laura Seaton, violin. Shawn Pelton, drums, & others.
Label: Stax Records. Format: CD.
UPC: 888072389397. Daedalus Item Code: 69541
(2017 Grammy Winner for Best Americana Album; Also Nominated for Best R&B Performance/"The Three of Me") More than five decades after he began his career on Stax Records and a full ten years ... (Read More)
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